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How Do Paranoid People Get Over Paranoia
Insight: Do you remember the movie "a beautiful mind"? One of the important phases is the realization that one's thinking is not likely to come to fruition. Another technique is reframing, or changing one's thinking. ...Read more
How do you cure over active thinking, overthinking, or paranoia? How can you get over things that you know are just in your head?
See your doctor: although most people would probably say that you need to see a mental health professional right off the bat I always like to refer people first to their primary doctors to get a good physical exam and some basic labs and chemistries. Conditions such as hyperthyroidism and poor sleep hygiene can often be significant contributing factors to the emotions and behaviors you are describing. ...Read more
Anxiety: What you call paranoia (may be too much in this case?) might be explained by anxiety, worries based on stories, and natural protective instict. However, please remember that kids sense danger by measuring your level of anxiety (visible). This gives a retro feedback that will cause more fear on them, etc. Try to relax and keep them normally safe. ...Read more
How do I get over a rational phobia, that effects my social and daily life. I have emetophobia and it causes me to have anxiety and feel paranoid.
A social phobia: can express itself the way you mention. Essentially, we are afraid that we are going to be embarassed by something we do that is out of our control. A clinical psychologist can be helpful. There is a slight chance that ANYONE may vomit but your feelings take over and make you think it is highly probable. "Feeling Good" is a book by David Burns that may help also. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I find myself not being able to fall asleep and if i turn the tv off i get all paranoid. How to overcome this problem?
After 14 years of substance abuse is there in all sincerity a chance I can overcome paranoia as I only feel safe in the bedroom?
Yes, I believe so: Of course, I don't know you - so, this is not worth as much as if I did - but yes. Just your having the courage and hope to ask is a plus. But you'll need help. First thing is to find a therapist you can trust. It might take more than 1 try - but it is possible. Then work together as hard as you can. Patience and belief will help. This will be as important as any drug you'll take. Best wishes! ...Read more
Lots of options: There are multiple treatment options. First- if you are having hallucinations and are wanting to hurt yourself or someone else, you should go to hospital to be safe. If you cannot, call a family member to come and help you. If ou can wait, make an appointment asap to see mental health provider-therapist or psychiatrist. Good luck! ...Read more
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